353F09Abuse_1_ - Abuse Child Abuse: impact and prevalence...

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Unformatted text preview: Abuse Child Abuse: impact and prevalence an interaction between the child, the family and greater social network Physical Abuse: Physical injury (minor bruises, fractures) as a result of punching beating, kicking, biting, shaking, throwing, stabbing, choking, hitting, burning or otherwise harming a child. Such injury is considered abuse regardless of whether the caretaker intended to hurt the child Emotional Abuse: Pattern of behavior that impairs a childs emotional development of self-worth. May include constant criticism, threats or rejection as well as withholding love, support or guidance. Can be hard to prove. Almost always evident with other forms of abuse Neglect: Failure to provide for a childs basic needs Physical Neglect: no food, shelter, lack of appropriate supervision Medical Neglect: failure to provide medical/mental health services Estimated 905,000 children were determined to be victims of child abuse or neglect in 2006 (US Department of Health and Human Services; Administration for Children and Families) More than 64.1% were neglect; 20% were physically abused; 8.8% were sexually abused and 2.2% were medically neglected (15.1% met other state criterion)...
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2009 for the course PSYCH 353 taught by Professor Gaer during the Fall '08 term at University of Michigan.

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353F09Abuse_1_ - Abuse Child Abuse: impact and prevalence...

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